Sunday, October 21, 2012

Purple People Eater Treats

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"It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater
(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater)
A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater
Sure looks strange to me!"
Sheb Wooley, 1958
I created this treat box today... the song lyrics repeating in my head
over and over. I cut the nut cup from Tags, Bags, Boxes
and More (at 6", the largest it could go to fit on my 12" X 12" cutting mat).

The purple monster is from Mini Monsters, it started out as a three
horned monster, but to go with the song, I HAD to alter him. :) He's
cut at 3" - I only used scraps for all the monster parts.

This yellow and orange striped paper is from a .97 cents Studio G
paper pack. I backed it with some yellow card stock. I just knew that it would 
need the extra support. I used Sticky Strip to hold it all together and added 
some foam tape to attach the monster parts.

I hand cut this little tag and used a Inkadinkado stamp from last year. 
I attached it to the orange ribbon handle with a simple brad.

Here is my monster's tail. This has got to be my favorite monster from 
the Mini Monsters cart. I think this is like the third time I've cut him.

Some black stitches finish off the treat container. I used a black Glaze pen make by Sakura (Gelly Roll). Add some candy and you are good to go! :)

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8 comments:

jessica said...

This is super adorable! Love the monster and the great basket!!
TFS and have a GREAT Sunday!

Sandy said...

LOL, love that song and the cute basket esp the front and back! tfs

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snappy scrappy said...

So cute...love that little monster! Lee-Ann :)

Gail said...

Yes - I remember that song! My - tells my age - you did a good job on the box - very nice idea - and I would take the candy! Yum! Have a great week - thanks for day 2 of the hop! Gail utb01@att.net

Anonymous said...

I so love that song. And your goodie box. Thanks so much for the idea. Now I need mini monsters.
Illene

Robin said...

Love this idea!

Robin
scrapdiva2011@gmail.com

Amanda said...

So cute! I have that same 0.97 Studio G paper pk. from Wal-mart~they put out that pk. again this yr. & it still rings up @ the clearance price of 0.20 cents~yay~so.....of course I bought alot~heehee:) Thanx 4 sharing~prhmangel(at)gmail(dot)com

Kristi said...

So cute, love the little purple guy!
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